Tim Robertson, vigneron at Lome Vineyard, joined Rewine-d with Rosa

Rosa Raco, Principal WR Law, recounts important employment law decisions from August 2020. Each month Rosa is joined by a local food and beverage industry representative to showcase the fantastic produce of Central Victoria. This month it is Tim Robertson,…

Fair Work Commission rejects claim sacked manager in pursuit of sore horse

Rejecting an employer’s extraordinary claim that a farm manager resigned “out of spite” so she could use her Fair Work Commission (FWC) challenge to blackmail it into giving her a horse, the tribunal has held it unfairly dismissed her by…

Fair Work Commission instructs Deakin University on Meaningful Consultation

A Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision handed down on 30 July provides employers with instruction on when and with whom they should seek consultation with workers. Commissioner Bissett, in her decision, after agreeing that Deakin University’s timing for consultation was…